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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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What are your or your husband's or partner's reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant now? UNSPECIFIED REASON

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 197 150 74.7 65.9-81.9 47 25.3 18.1-34.1
Age
< 20 years 18 14 70.4 34.2-91.6 4 29.6 8.4-65.8
20-24 years 46 33 71.1 50.1-85.8 13 28.9 14.2-49.9
25-34 years 86 67 77.1 64.2-86.3 19 22.9 13.7-35.8
35+ years 47 36 74.9 56.1-87.5 11 25.1 12.5-43.9
Race
White 131 98 72.8 62.1-81.4 33 27.2 18.6-37.9
Black 45 31 67.1 44.3-84.0 14 32.9 16.0-55.7
Other 21 21 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 27 21 75.8 47.9-91.4 6 24.2 8.6-52.1
No 170 129 74.5 65.1-82.1 41 25.5 17.9-34.9
Education
< High School 38 29 77.6 54.4-91.0 9 22.4 9.0-45.6
High School 57 44 78.9 62.2-89.5 13 21.1 10.5-37.8
> High School 102 77 70.7 58.0-80.9 25 29.3 19.1-42.0
Marital Status
Married 121 99 77.6 66.7-85.7 22 22.4 14.3-33.3
Other 76 51 70.5 54.8-82.5 25 29.5 17.5-45.2
Income
14,999 or less 52 36 75.3 58.7-86.7 16 24.7 13.3-41.3
15,000-24,999 27 21 79.7 51.2-93.6 6 20.3 6.4-48.8
25,000-49,999 34 26 65.7 43.2-82.9 8 34.3 17.1-56.8
50,000 or more 60 47 76.3 59.9-87.4 13 23.7 12.6-40.1
WIC recipient
No 116 92 76.5 64.9-85.2 24 23.5 14.8-35.1
Yes 76 53 70.7 55.6-82.3 23 29.3 17.7-44.4
Medicaid recipient
No 96 79 78.6 66.0-87.4 17 21.4 12.6-34.0
Yes 101 71 71.5 58.5-81.7 30 28.5 18.3-41.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 104 81 75.3 65.4-83.1 23 24.7 16.9-34.6
2500+ grams 93 69 74.6 64.6-82.6 24 25.4 17.4-35.4

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2006.The overall weighted response rate was 59%.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.

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